Feb 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >>> say farewell to the old fiscal cliff and debt ceiling and get used to this word. sequester. it hit in march if congress doesn't act. if you lost track of the debt ceiling and budget battles t came out of the debt limit deal. it was the white house's idea to hold washington's feet to the fire. the cuts were never supposed to happen. the committee that replaced them failed and at the start of the ewe near, the deal triggered even further until march 1st. we are faced with the looming cuts a few weeks away that boiled down to $85 billion that will be slashed by this fall if nothing happens. the focus has been on the cuts and the entire $1.2 trillion will be a 50-50 defense between defense and spending. to put us into perspective is the center for social inclusion. the sequester was designed to be something that would never happen. prot expect would scare washington into coming out with something else. there sounds out of washington, particularly from republicans that they might be okay with nothing happening and sequester being triggered. half is defense and half non-domestic discreti
Feb 6, 2013 3:00pm EST
will be a 50-50 defense between defense and spending. to put us into perspective is the center for social inclusion. the sequester was designed to be something that would never happen. prot expect would scare washington into coming out with something else. there sounds out of washington, particularly from republicans that they might be okay with nothing happening and sequester being triggered. half is defense and half non-domestic discretionary spending. can you explain to people what would be cut if the sequester goes into effect. >> it's a pleasure to be here. it's an important set of questions for americans. what we are talking about is whether half of these cuts are going to prevent our children from getting the supports they need to get educated in school including children with disabilities. whether we are going to be supporting the elderly to help with their heating bill or in the summertime, their air conditioning. whether we provide homeless assistance for people who are homeless to get them back into permanent housing. we are talking about a series of programs that not only help
Feb 8, 2013 3:00pm EST
mott is reporting from in providence, rhode island. the weather channel and nick walker start us off. when's the late semest. >> well, it is very seldom we get snowfall forecasts like this. two to three feet here in the southern portions of maine, down through vermont, new hampshire on in to portions of ma m and looks as if boston probably get anywhere mean 18 and 24 inches. this could be a record-breaking storm for them. new york city's probably going to be in the 12 to 18-inch range. here in boston, we are under blizzard warnings now. blizzard conditions expected with the prolonged time of wind and heavy snow. the snow is really picking up in boston right now. the radar showing it's all snow. temperatures there below freezing and the timing is such that the snow will continue to pick up over the next few hours. by nightfall, probably two to four inches of snow. blizzard conditions this evening. probably 25 to 40 hello mile-her hof sustained winds and through the night and even rising to 35 to 60-mile-per-hour range. 12 to 18 inches more falling and then tomorrow morning beginning t
Feb 1, 2013 12:00pm PST
a year. >> obviously john is the hotter. >> i think i have the argument decider for us right here. let's roll tape. >> no! that's jim harbaugh. what is he doing at the max? >> dug! he's having lunch with me. >> quarterback for the indianapolis colts is your cousin? >> too bad you don't want to meet him. >> screech, is that you? i didn't recognize you under all those muscles. >> i've been working out. you should try it, skinny. >> jim -- >> supposed to be screech's cousin? >> yes. >> no! >> that was when he was captain comeback. >> yes. >> he had -- >> a playmacker. a quarterback. >> came out of michigan. jim harbaugh and then went to the bears and famous -- mike ditka was the first coach and ditka with an epic sideline explosion ripping in to him on the side loon and then he's with the colts and seems like a washed up quarterback -- >> and then the chargers. >> no. 1995 colts. comeback win. every game, the coach, jim harbaugh, the quarterback. they got to the afc title game in pittsburgh. ultimate underdog. harbaugh makes a pass in. kept them out of the super bowl. >> you are team jim?